Canada, Denmark And Iceland Named Safest Destinations

Canada, Denmark And Iceland Named Safest Destinations

Cities in Iceland, Denmark and Canada were cited as the safest in a travel insurance company’s new survey analyzing the safety of 29 cities worldwide. Reykjavik, Iceland, is the world’s safest city, and Copenhagen and Montreal are No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, according to research and rankings of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection. The company … Read more

Top 10 cities for travelers with disabilities

Top 10 cities for travelers with disabilities

The study surveyed 3,500 disabled people around the world about which destinations are the most accessible. Photo/Pexels A list of the world’s most disability-friendly cities has been released following a survey of 3,500 people. The report was released by a global business collective called The Valuable 500, and cites a survey of 3,500 individuals with … Read more

Crossing Germany in one day for €9 – POLITICO

Crossing Germany in one day for €9 – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article GÖRLITZ, Germany — The premise? To travel 750 kilometers from Aachen on Germany’s western border with Belgium and the Netherlands to Görlitz on the Polish frontier. The cost? Thanks to Germany’s temporary cheap travel program, only €9. The scheme expires on August 31 and it covers all regional … Read more

Last call for Germany’s €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Last call for Germany's €9 ticket to ride – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article BERLIN — Germans are finishing a three-month experiment in what happens when you cut the cost of public transport to almost nothing. Since June, some 38 million residents and visitors have bought a state-subsidized €9 ticket valid for one month of travel on all buses, trams, metros and … Read more

Discount Airline Adds Service To Europe from New US Airport

Discount Airline Adds Service To Europe from New US Airport

Icelandic-owned, low-cost airline Play today announced that it will be adding a fourth US city to its route map with service to Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), scheduled to start on April 23, 2023. “We’re just really looking forward to starting it and taking the next step in the US market, which has been very good … Read more

Madrid and Barcelona Benefit from Spain’s Free Travel Plan

Madrid and Barcelona Benefit from Spain's Free Travel Plan

Madrid and Barcelona Benefit from Spain’s Free Travel Plan View of a high-speed train crossing a viaduct in Purroy, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. AVE Madrid Barcelona. Image © Pedrosala via Shutterstock Share Share Facebook Twitter Email pinterest WhatsApp Gold https://www.archdaily.com/987111/madrid-and-barcelona-benefit-from-spains-free-travel-plan Spain pushes to promote cleaner transportation by offering free seasonal tickets for suburban and regional trains, … Read more

RTD advances major plan to overhaul bus system, focusing on Denver

RTD advances major plan to overhaul bus system, focusing on Denver

The Regional Transportation District, which serves eight Denver metro counties, is moving forward with a major plan to optimize and restore service by 2027. Why it matters: The decision, approved by board members on Tuesday, marks the most significant overhaul of the bus system in roughly 50 years, CPR reports. It also means the eight-county … Read more

This New San Francisco Park Sits Above Six Lanes of Traffic | Travel

This New San Francisco Park Sits Above Six Lanes of Traffic |  Travel

Laura Kinery Travel Correspondent On October 17, 1989, the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake shook the city of San Francisco, wreaking havoc on its streets. This included a six-lane, 1.6-mile raised stretch of Highway 101 known as Doyle Drive, which connected the city’s downtown with its Golden Gate Bridge, cutting through what was then the … Read more

How States and Localities Can Plan for the Growing Economic Uncertainty

How States and Localities Can Plan for the Growing Economic Uncertainty

It is difficult to avoid the headlines. Inflation is soaring. The Federal Reserve has raised the fed funds rate this year. Supply chains are broken, causing shortages of goods and increased prices. GDP growth has stalled. Gasoline prices are soaring and the list goes on. For the average American family, these headlines make planning and … Read more